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Can a Radical Pope Change American Culture Wars?

Pope Francis has rattled the right by shifting power and emphasizing new priorities.

Death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

The 2012 elections raise questions for the Christian Right, but are far from a fundamental shift in the electorate.

What’s next for religious conservatives?

Mitt Romney failed in his bid to win the White House back for Republicans, but the biggest losers in Tuesday’s … Continued

How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

BLOOMBERG President Obama makes an acceptance speach during an election night rally in Chicago on Nov. 6, 2012. At the … Continued

Immigration reform: Hispanic values voters and the agenda of the Lamb

GETTY IMAGES Presidential candidates President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Our commitment, as people of strong faith, is … Continued

Obama flays the religion card

REUTERS President Obama answers a question from an audience member in front of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

The new secularism of Democrats

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST Supporters hold up THANK YOU signs in support of the Armed Forces at the Democratic … Continued

Ryan at Values Voter Summit: Obama is failing to lead in the Middle East

AP Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R- Wis. speaks at the Values Voters Summit in Washington on Sept. … Continued

President Obama’s faith challenge at the Democratic National Convention

AP President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport for the Democratic National Convention … Continued

The ‘Godless’ Democrats: Again?

GETTY IMAGES People cheer as First lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention. … Continued

Romney’s play-it-safe speech

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers his nomination acceptance speech during the final day of … Continued

Blood on the hands of both sides in culture wars

Thank you, Family Research Council, for now conceding what conservative groups have been loath to acknowledge in recent years: the … Continued

GOP candidates to make social issues pitch at Values Voters

This year’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. this weekend could be a major turning point in the race for … Continued

Santorum, GOP continue anti-sharia campaign

The GOP continued its campaign against sharia law last week, with potential 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum telling a group … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued

Why the religious right has a permanent political edge over secular America

If you believe any of the hogwash about the irrelevance of the religious right to this election, take a look … Continued

Tea Party anger not new

What is the Tea Party? I think the Tea Party is a group of people angry at the government and … Continued

You cannot serve God and wealth

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Onward Christian voters?

By David Waters Here we go again: Another national election, another chance to divide the wheat from the chaff, the … Continued

The lady doth protest too much

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued